Tour Petrópolis – The Imperial City – Departing from Rio de Janeiro
Petropolis The Imperial City
How is the Tour Petropolis The Imperial City?
The Tour Petropolis will take you to see several tourist and cultural attractions of the city of Petrópolis with its historical buildings. Founded on the initiative of Emperor Dom Pedro II, Petropolis is often called the Imperial City.
Departing from Rio de Janeiro, embark on comfortable transportation with air conditioning. During the way it is possible to appreciate beautiful images with beautiful panoramic views of Serra dos Órgãos. We start the tour Petropolis towards the former summer residence of Emperor Dom Pedro II, where he spent long periods with his family before the proclamation of the republic in 1889. We will then experience a rich visit to the Imperial Museum, home to a collection of emblematic pieces, as the emperor’s famous crown. The scenario reconstructs the daily life of the imperial family and presents cultural, social and economic aspects of Brazil in the 19th century. You will know the history of the Brazilian Empire and see what the daily life of the imperial family was like.
The Tour Petrópolis leads to the Cathedral of St. Peter of Alcantara, an imposing neo-Gothic building, inspired by the French and German cathedrals. Its Imperial Mausoleum has the remains of Dom Pedro II, the Empress Teresa Cristina and Princess Isabel. We will stop for lunch, which is paid separately, not included in the tour.
After lunch, the guide will continue presenting the spacious avenues of the Imperial City up to the Crystal Palace, where Princess Isabel promoted parties and solemnities. Our next destination is the Santos Dumont house. His residence has turned into a museum that has a collection of objects, books, letters and furniture. You will be charged a R$10 (ten reais) entry fee at Santos Dumont’s house. We continue to Rua Tereza street, a renowned shopping street in the center of Petropolis, which has a pole of hundreds of shops, most of it is self-made clothing. We end our Tour Petropolis on a delicious and tasty visit to the Patrone chocolate factory, which was founded in 1913 and pioneered the manufacture of Easter eggs in Brazil.
Book your Tour Petropolis, visit the charms, history and beauties of the Imperial City.
What’s included in Tour Petropolis The Imperial City?
Professional Tourism Guide
Visit to Dom Pedro II house and Museu Imperial
Visit to Santos Dumont house and museum
Visit to Cristal Palace and São Pedro de Alcântara Cathedral
Visit to Rua Tereza street and chocolate factory
Rio de Janeiro x Petropolis transportation
Petropolis x Rio de Janeiro transportation
Lunch, drinks and desserts
Any item not described as included
Starting times and location
When and where does the Tour Petropolis The Imperial City start?
Location: Your hotel reception*
* Included transportation to and from the main hotels of the Tourist Zone of Rio de Janeiro (Zona Sul and Centro do Rio, but São Conrado, Barra da Tijuca and Recreio are not included in the boarding area). Do not worry if our operation does not support your hosting site, Nattrip will inform you and direct you to the nearest hosting environment.
Available times: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday between 08:00 and 09:20
Approx. total duration: 7h
What to bring?
What to bring to Tour Petropolis The Imperial City?
Comfortable footwear with good adhesion, closed and coated (Tennis shoes, Boots, etc.)
For those who are allergic to mosquitoes, we advise to take repellent
Tour Petropólis – The Imperial City Highlights
Come and discover the main tourist attractions of the imperial city of Rio de Janeiro
Have the opportunity to see the crown of Dom Pedro II
Important things you should know before booking!
Before booking any product, check the risks involved, what’s included, the necessary equipment and the FAQ. If doubts arise, contact us.
When booking any tour, the tourist attests knowledge to the natural risk inherent in ecotourism and adventure activities as well as the activities risks. If you wish to understand more about the risks involved, contact us.
The excessive ingestion of alcoholic beverages or the use of drugs, as well as the carrying of weapons of any kind, before or during activities, is not allowed under penalty of exclusion of the participant.
The itinerary and the order of the tours can be changed due to the weather and/or adverse conditions inherent to the practice of ecotourism and adventure tourism.
How to get in touch with us?
Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, id, booked tour and callback information.
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If you are in Rio de Janeiro, direct call 3264-0182 or 96931-8893.
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Frequently asked questions about the Tour Petrópolis – The Imperial City
144,45 BRL (10% of discount)
130,00BRL per person on local deposit or transfer
144,45 BRL for payments with Credit Card, PayPal or PagSeguro (up to 3x without interests)
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• Daily departure available;
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